Hot on the heels of its Ryzen 5000 series CPU announcement earlier in October, AMD has now revealed the full range of graphics cards that will make up its RX 6000 line. Dubbed Big Navi, these new GPUs are directly competing with Nvidia’s latest RTX 3000 series, with the RTX 3070 launching soon.
The flagship of AMD’s range is the new RX 6800XT, a massive card that features 16GB of GDDR6 memory, 72 compute units, a base clock of 2015MHz, and a boost clock of 2250MHz. It’s also less power hungry than Nvidia’s RTX 3080, requiring only 300W (a difference of 20W).
According to AMD’s internal benchmarks, the RX 6800XT trades performance with the RTX 3080, either equalling its closest rival or outright beating it in some titles. AMD is also launching software features for the 6800XT that allow for one-click overclocking and more optimized memory delegation when using the new GPU with AMD’s latest Ryzen 5000 CPUs. These two features allow performance gains of up to 13% in some titles, according to the company.
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